Home for the Day

(sing to the tune of "Home on the Range")

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From the book Revenge of the Lunch Ladies

Oh, give me the phone,
so that I can call home,
and my mom can come get me today.
I’m feeling so sick.
Get me out of here quick.
Oh, I just need to go home and stay.

Home, home for the day.
Yes, I just need to go home and stay.
For the truth of it is,
teacher gave us a quiz,
and I just wasn’t ready today.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2007. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 1

Topics: School Poems, Super Silly Songs

Poetic Techniques: Lyric & Dramatic Poems, Rhyme Schemes


From the Book Revenge of the Lunch Ladies

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